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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Radiological examination of the breasts to detect tumors.
  • noun The procedure performed to produce a mammogram.

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  • noun medicine X-ray examination of the breasts for diagnosing and locating abnormalities, especially tumours.

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  • noun a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays

Etymologies

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mamma + -graphy

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